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Unformatted text preview: help for injured individuals should not be delayed out of concern for radiological hazards. The responder should give normal first aid to the extent qualified. Notify the Authorities Using any form of communication available, an individual responding to an accident should notify the authorities of the accident. The local 9-1-1 emergency service or the local police or fire departments should be able to respond properly. It is important to give the greatest amount of detail possible when calling for help. Important information includes: O The location and nature of the accident. O The cargo (if easily identified by vehicle placards or package labels). O Your name and the phone number from where you are calling (if applicable)....
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- Spring '10